Becky Johnson - Creative Director and Fabrication Supervisor
Trained at The London College of Fashion graduating with a degree in Costume Technical Effects & Make-Up for the Performing Arts. In her final year she got her big break working on 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' and she's been working in the movie industry ever since.
Becky has been extremely fortunate to have worked alongside and for, many of the leading creatives in her field. This has helped her build a knowledge and understanding of all things costume, combined with her attention to detail she continues to thrive as a Senior freelance fabricator of creature costumes, masks and puppets, moving recently into supervising departments on large scale TV and film productions.
Fabrication co Supervisor on 'Jim Henson's, Dark Crystal', Fabrication Supervisor on 'Disney's Beauty and the Beast',
Senior Fabricator ‘Star Wars – The Last Jedi’
Mask maker: 'Assassins Creed' and Kick Ass 2
Fabricator: 'Ready Player One', ‘The Mummy’, 'Paddington', 'Ex Machina', ‘Avengers –Ensemble’, 'The Wolfman', 'X-Men; First Class', 'Dark Shadows', 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy', 'Charlie & the Chocolate Factory', 'Fred Claus', 'Hellboy 2', 'Sweeney Todd'
Fabrication Supervisor – Moon and Me, ‘Teletubbies 2015’,
Fabricator on Me and my Monsters, ZingZillas and Into the Night Garden.
The Welcome Party, Animating the Brain, Broke and Beat Collective- Theatre Rites, National Theatre's Elephantom, 'Lion King', 'El Gato Con Botas' (Puss in Boots), 'Wicked', 'Billy Elliot', 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat'.
Paul Vincett - Creative Director, Character and Puppet Design/Builder
The company founder of Stitches and Glue, graduated with 1st class honors in Illustration at Westminster, specialising in character design and puppets for film and animation. Paul began his career making character mascot costumes out of a workshop in Crystal palace and went on to become a puppet maker for a number of leading Puppet studios. Alongside this the world of 'Stitches and Glue', developed into a company and platform for his own artistic led puppet and designer toy project ventures, focusing on character development and storytelling. His unique approach to puppet making combines 'soft' engineering and more complex mechanics.
As well as being completely obsessed with developing his own projects, Paul works as a freelance puppet/prop/costume designer and maker for Theatre and Film and has since made puppets for feature films and International stage productions
Senior fabricator/ Puppet maker on 'Jim Henson's Dark Crystal', fabricator: 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi', 'Solo' A Star Wars Story, ‘Rogue One’ A Star wars story, 'The Mummy', 'Beauty and the Beast', 'Zoolander 2', X-men; First Class', Tim Burton’s, 'Dark Shadows', 'Thor 2', 'The Harry Hill Movie'.
Puppet designer maker: ‘Broke and Beat Collective’, ‘Animating the Brain’, 'The Welcoming Party' Theatre Rites. Blue Lion Publishing- 'Gerti's Great Escape'. 'Charlie', Christmas Winter Wonderland, 'The Big Sneeze', 'Into the woods', 'Anna Karenina', 'The Odyssey', 'Penguins of Madagascar'.
Puppet Supervisor: The Hartlepool Monkey, Gyre and Gimble, Will Tucket's Secret Garden- Sarasota Ballet, Florida
Head Sculptor/Specialist puppet maker National Theatres ‘Light Princess’ and ‘Elephantom’. Sculptor and mould maker for Significant object- James II.
Puppet maker: National Theatre's War Horse, His Dark Materials, Faeries , El Gato Con Botas (Puss in Boots), The Crane maiden, Shakespeare's Globe, ‘Gabriel’, ‘Circus 1903’
Senior Fabricator and Art finisher on the new ‘Teletubbies’. Fabricator on ‘Into the Night Garden’ stage show. Puppet design and make- 'Tickle Monsters', 'Whale Trail'.
BBC Sussex Interview- 2019
The Stitches and Glue team popped along to chat to Allison Ferns at BBC radio Sussex, discussing puppets and our story.
A Love to create..